Iran's "Boots on the Ground" in Iraq

(Gatestone Institute) Lawrence A. Franklin - In Iraqi Kurdistan, Iran's military involvement in the Kurdish governorates of northern Iraq is varied and on the increase. According to former Iraqi General Saad al-Obaidi of Military Intelligence, who visited Kurdistan in mid-November, without the presence of several pro-Iran Shia militias and Iranian artillery support, allied bombing raids against IS targets would have been for naught. The writer served as a U.S. military attache to Israel.

2014-12-19 00:00:00

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